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Total crime 6%
Violent crime 43%
Property crime 2%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHanford/100k peopleCalifornia/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,440n/a (estimate)2,4802,5812,346
Murder5n/a8.65.66.5
Rape17n/a29.334.238.4
Robbery45n/a77.5113.673.9
Assault254n/a437.4288.7279.7
Violent crime321n/a (estimate)553442388
Burglary155n/a266.9369.7314.2
Theft755n/a1,300.01,341.71,398.0
Vehicle theft209n/a359.9427.6246.0
Property crime1,119n/a (estimate)1,9272,1391,958

Key findings

  • Hanford crime rates are 6% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hanford are 43% higher than the national average
  • In Hanford you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hanford is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hanford has decreased by 5%

Hanford crime map

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The Hanford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hanford as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Hanford crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Hanford (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Hanford, CA per 100,000 people. In Hanford, the total number of daily crimes is 1.04 times less than the California average and 1.06 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Hanford is 1.25 times more than the California average and 1.43 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Hanford has a daily crime rate that is 1.11 times less than the California average and 1.02 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Hanford (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Hanford in comparison to other California communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Hanford safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hanford being safer than 22% of cities in California and 18% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking California cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hanford. In conclusion, Hanford ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hanford

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hanford is 1 in 181
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hanford is 1 in 52
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hanford is 1 in 41
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Hanford? If you reside in Hanford, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 181. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 52 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Hanford, is 1 in 41.

      Year Over Year Crime In Hanford (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Hanford is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Hanford has increased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Hanford has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Hanford has decreased by 5% year to year.

      Hanford police department

      ItemHanfordCaliforniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7651,506558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.43.63.3
      There are a total of 76 Hanford police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 61.6% less than the California average and 57.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in California

      StateTotal offendersCalifornia /100KNational /100K
      California79,891232266
      There are a total of 79,891 sex offenders in California. This yields a total of 232 sex offenders in California per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Laton, CA1,8772481,2011,449
      Home Garden, CA1,7782481,2011,449
      Stratford, CA1,0412481,2011,449
      Kingsburg, CA11,7161401,4041,543
      Caruthers, CA2,9722661,2871,553
      London, CA2,0842771,3421,619
      Lemoore, CA25,1693851,3451,731
      Hanford, CA54,9125531,9272,480

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Port Arthur, TX54,9137782,3093,087
      Aloha, OR54,9083583,2613,619
      Paramount, CA54,9414882,4272,914
      West Haven, CT54,9721602,2342,394
      Shoreline, WA55,0212022,6362,838
      Hanford, CA54,9125531,9272,480
      Source: The Hanford, CA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.